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William Cole Vineyards


2017 Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley
Release Date October 2020
  • At the northern end of Howell Mountain, sits our property featuring stunning Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot and Petite Verdot

  • The third harvest from our Red Lake Ranch, producing opulent and balanced Cabernet Sauvignon

  • William and Cole Ballentine have mastered their passion for wine both on the valley floor and on Howell Mountain

William Ballentine

William Ballentine, Winemaker

Pick the grapes at their optimum and maturity. Balanced tannins. Elegant Cabernet Sauvignon.
Country Born
United States
Winery Experience
20-30 years
Fresno State University

Winemaker at St. Clement Winery and then William Cole Vineyards. Consults for exclusive small producers of cabernet sauvignon.Fourth generation grape grower in St. Helena. Italian maternal great grandparents planted their vineyard in Calistoga in 1906 and Irish paternal grandparents came to St Helena in 1920 and started their Deer Park Winery. The name 'Deer Park' was from the Ballentine homestead in Ireland.